austria

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Technical High Schools, Grammar Schools, Business schools and many more, with legislation since 2013 which obliges some schools to teach their curriculum through the medium of English, Austria is a key place to look for news on CLIL.
Austria - A Curriculum for International Education

Austria - A Curriculum for International Education

A Curriculum for International Education
Vienna Board of Education, Austria
October 14th, 2014


I was invited by the Vienna Board of Education to give a talk as part of their well-known evening lecture series at their lovely HQ in Vienna.
Over 50 people came to the talk, a topic I've been passionate about for many years. It was a p... read more
Austria - A Jubilee CLIL Teacher Training

Austria - A Jubilee CLIL Teacher Training

Austrian CLIL Teacher Development Course - 10th Group

Vienna University of Education Oct 7-9 2015

The tenth group of colleagues came to the most recent CLIL training at the University of Education in Vienna. This training is part of an on-going initiative funded by the Austrian Ministry of Education. It follows on from the Austrian g... read more
Austria - CEBS Conference

Austria - CEBS Conference

Conference for CEBS network of vocational schools, Austria
22-24th Oct, 2009

I attended a conference run by CEBS which is the Austrian organization and network of vocational schools. The conference was attended by 350 teachers, mainly teachers of French, German, English, Russian and other languages, but there were also content teac... read more
Austria - CLIL at Graz Institute of Technology

Austria - CLIL at Graz Institute of Technology

Presentations and Practical Activities in Graz

Campus02, University of Applied Sciences Degree Programme in IT and IT/Marketing, Graz, Austria,
April 1-2, 2005 
http://www.campus02.at/

Campus02 in Graz hosted two days of visiting lectures based on presentations and group ta... read more
Austria - CLIL Workshop Innsbruck

Austria - CLIL Workshop Innsbruck

CLIL Workshop
Akademisches Gymnasium, Innsbruck

March 1st, 2010

I arrived at Vienna airport in Austria early on Sunday morning and got on a train to take me across the country to Innsbruck and stayed in the Hotel Sailer. This is the same hotel I stayed in 4 or 5 years ago when I first worked for the PH in Innsbruck. Thanks to Angelika A... read more
Austria - COOP CLIL 2015

Austria - COOP CLIL 2015

Austria - COOP CLIL 2015

The second round of in-service professional development for teachers in HTL, HAK and other schools in Austria.
The event took place in Salzburg, Nov 9th to 12th 2015.

Almost 90 teachers came from all over Austria.
Like the first COOP CLIL event last year, each subject teacher came along with a partner collea... read more
Austria - Cooperation in CLIL

Austria - Cooperation in CLIL

Report on COOP CLIL Salzburg
(10th – 13th November 2014)

I was asked to prepare input on how language teachers can best collaborate with subject teachers. I’d prepared an agenda which explored ‘points of contact’ between the pairs of teachers including: subject content and language; thinking skills; seeing ‘shape’ in content; co-pr... read more
Austria - Dual Language Programme Course

Austria - Dual Language Programme Course

Oct 21st and 22nd, 2011
Paedagogische Hochschuele, Vienna

Eva Poisel invited me to contribute to her DLP course programme, and I readily agreed, knowing what I do about the work of the subject teachers in the schools involved. Plus, after meeting the HTL teachers (see reports), I wanted to shout about teachers linking up with and communicating w... read more
Austria - First HTL CLIL Conference

Austria - First HTL CLIL Conference

1st CLIL Conference for Austrian BMHS

April 3rd and April 4th, 2014
University of Education, Vienna
Grenzackerstraße 18
1100 Wien

This was quite simply a great event!
It's the first meeting for a network of teachers from schools around Austria, all working in CLIL.

I've been teaching at the University ... read more
Austria - HTL CLIL Course Module 1

Austria - HTL CLIL Course Module 1

PH Vienna

October 13th, 14th and 15th, 2011

The first thing to say about this course is that it takes place under a  government which is implementing a programme of legislation to see all HTL  schools (HTLs are upper-secondary technical and vocational colleges (for electronics, informatics, construction engineering, etc.) teaching at... read more
Austria - HTL CLIL English Teachers Course Traunkirchen

Austria - HTL CLIL English Teachers Course Traunkirchen

CLIL English teachers' course - Equipping English teachers for CLILTraunkirchen
October 18th and 19th, 2011

I had met Hans Kloibhofer previously at a training event in Linz and when he approached me to return to carry out some training for his colleagues, I readily agreed. I had in the back of my mind th... read more
Austria - Linz CLIL Workshop

Austria - Linz CLIL Workshop

CLIL Workshop
Linz

2nd-3rd March, 2010

Hosted and accommodated by a regional training centre for agricultural colleges in the city of Linz.
I have to admit that I was a little daunted by the fact that the group of colleagues, teachers and trainers who were coming to attend the two-day CLIL workshop were from such diverse back... read more
Austria - PH Tirol Language Across the Curriculum Training

Austria - PH Tirol Language Across the Curriculum Training

7 Day Workshop for Language Across the Curriculum

Paedagogisches Institut for Tirol, Innsbruck, Austria (www2.pi-tirol.at)

16 – 23 March, 2005

The Austrian government is reforming secondary education and one outcome will be that students will be able to opt for oral exmination in subjects from their content curriculum through the m... read more

Austria - SprachenForum5

SprachenForum5 - CLIL in Austria

I took part in a lively and enjoyable discussion on CLIL in Austria recently.

I didn't really have a good idea in my mind what the event would actually be like before I got there. Of course, we'd had the plenary talk on CLIL past, present and future at the KPH in Linz earlier in the year, and that was to be ... read more
Austria - SprachenForum5

Austria - SprachenForum5

SprachenForum5 - CLIL in Austria 

I participated in a live discussion on CLIL in Austria recently and I promised to follow up with a few things for the teachers who participated.  

This short report is my fulfilling that promise and one document you can find at the foot of the page is a list of sites and networks several colleagues asked fo... read more
Austria - SprachGastein 2018

Austria - SprachGastein 2018

Austria - Sprachenforum International 2018

I was privileged to participate in this important conference in Austria organized by the CEBS association.
You can find a host of papers and abstracts from the conference at the CEBS website - https://www.cebs.at 

I gave an interactive talk on how soft skills can be exploited to build a bridge ... read more
Austria - Vienna CLIL Workshop

Austria - Vienna CLIL Workshop

CLIL Workshop
Vienna

March 4th and 5th, 2010

This was a one and a half day workshop plus a half day workshop. The course within which I was asked to participate as a trainer has been running for a considerable time already and the first group I met was a new group. The course is known as the Dual Language Programme and there are a numbe... read more
Austria - Vienna University Journal

Austria - Vienna University Journal

The University of Vienna department of Linguistics have an active and productive team working in CLIL.
They have produced a number of interesting collections of articles online. While the materials seem to move location over the years, with a search you can still find them via their website:

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Austria - Winter of Austrian CLIL

Austria - Winter of Austrian CLIL

Vienna, Linz and Wiener Neustadt, Jan 11 - 17, 2012

I spent 6 days in Austria last week working with 3 groups of teachers from HTL Schools, or Technical High Schools, all now getting their heads around offering their technical curriculum through the medium of English. This is a move which the Austrian Ministry of Education has legislated to be compu... read more